Jan 25, 2010 6:30pm EST
for an influx of refugees here. cbs news exposed it: a congressional judge dote the climate summit in copenhagen. now we can tell you how much it cost taxpayers as we followed the money. and steve hartman travels halfway around the world and finds the waltons? >> reporter: four generations. not only under one roof but sharing one bank account. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. he got the message: it's the economy middle-class voters most worried about. and with critical congressional elections coming up this year, president obama today rolled out a series of proposal designed to show he's on the case. chip reid is at the white house tonight and, chip, this is just the latest example of obama 2.0 reaching out to voters on main street. >> reporter: that's right, katie. the president is at the low point of his presidency right now and today he turned his attention to the middle-class to try to stop his downward slide. >> unfortunately, the middle-class has been under assault
Jan 25, 2010 7:00pm EST
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Jan 11, 2010 6:30pm EST
night. >> couric: tonight, they went to copenhagen and all you got was the bill. cbs news exposes a congressional junket to the climate summit that could make a taxpayer's temperature rise. i'm katie couric. also tonight, racially insensitive comments spell more trouble for the democrats in a critical election year. >> i've apologized to the president. i've apologized to everyone within the sound of my voice that i could have used a better choice of words. >> couric: and houston, we've got an idea. how the shuttle astronauts are helping steve hartman prove everyone in the world has a story. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. he's just nine days away from his first anniversary and the honeymoon is clearly over for president obama. a new cbs news poll is just out tonight and for the first time his job approval rating has fallen below 50%. here it is. 46% of the americans we surveyed approve of the job he's doing as president, down four points since last month.
Jan 11, 2010 7:00pm EST
argue with the u.s. having a presence at the copenhagen climate summit. >> i'm always hopeful. >> reporter: but wait until you hear what we found about how many in congress got all expense paid trips to denmark on your dime. our cameras spotted house speaker nancy pelosi at the summit. she called the shots on who got the go. that's house majority leader steny hoyer. there's the embattled chairman of the tax committee charles rangel. >> did you take care of mr. rangel? >> he sure is! >> reporter: they were joined by 17 colleagues, democrats waxman, miller, markey, gordon, butterfield, cleaver and gifford and republicans barton, upton more, capito, sullivan, black burn and sensenbrenner. that's not the half of it. finding out more was a bit like trying to get the keys to fort knox. many referred us to speaker pelosi who wouldn't agree to an interview. her office told us it will comply with disclosure requirements but wouldn't give us cost estimates or even tell us where they all stayed. senator inhofe is one of the few who provided us any details. he attended the summit on his o